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Language Academy
School Information:
7030 Nations Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Courier # 532
P: 980-343-5815 | F: 980-343-5854
Principal: Ynez Olshausen
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Waddell Language Academy
Creating Bright Futures in Six Languages
School Announcements
APRIL Scholastic Book Orders are due Thursday, April 2nd, before spring break! Visit Waddell Rampage for more information.
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Join us with The Charlotte Checkers on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Time Warner Cable Arena. Deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, March 18th.
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Congratulations to Sean Huynh and Max Nemecek at the NC Chess Championship last weekend. More details click to Reade full story
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Save the Date.. Sunday, March 29 2015 at Time Warner Arena! Click "Read full story" for more details
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Field Day dates: more information click "Read Full Story"
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Current Calendar Events
Mar 29Save the Date.. Sunday, March 29th 2015. Click "Read full story" for more details.
Jun 3Field Day - Grade 4th & 5th on Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Jun 4Field Day - Grade 2nd & 3rd on Thursday, June 4, 2015
Jun 5Field Day - Grade K & 1st on Friday, June 5, 2015
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Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages) is a K-8 language immersion magnet located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer language immersion in Chinese, German, French, and Japanese for grades K through 8. We also offer Beginning Spanish in middle school. To discover more about language immersion and Waddell Language Academy, please explore our website or contact us.

Parents of Prospective Students: We welcome your inquiries, and we love to talk about our school. We cannot, however, accomodate impromptu visits. If you would like to talk to someone about the school, please call or email to schedule an appointment. Also, we do not give tours to individuals. Our group tours (also called open houses) are scheduled from November to February. To find out more about enrollment in CMS and magnet schools, please visit

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